August diary.

We’re here every week –


10-12pm Appledore Community Art Group at Appledore Community Hall.

6.45pm – 8.30pm. Breakaway Social Club for adults with learning/physical disabilities at the Baptist Church Hall Westward Ho! 01237 475051

7pm Appledore Band Summer concerts training band followed by senior band at 7. 45 pm Appledore Quay .St Mary’s Church Hall if wet (until 20th August) Contact Hugh, Secretary, 473723.

7pm Tai Chi at Bideford Methodist Church. 01237 472532

7pm – 8pm Walking Football at Kingsley School; Men and Women. Tel 07895 035091.

7pm – 9pm Table Tennis Club at Bideford Youth Centre.

7.15pm Appledore Singers rehearse at Appledore Baptist Church. 420652.

7.45pm Bideford Band Senior Practice at Band Room Victoria Park. Tel Becky 01237 475653.


10 -1pm Lavington Church coffee and lunches.

10.30am Walking for Health. 421528.

11.45-12.45 pm Tai chi. Northam Community Centre. Ageing Well 01409 622666.

2-3.30pm Salvation Army ‘Fun and Fellowship’ Club meets at Baptist Hall, Bideford.

2.30pm ‘Lift off for ladies.’ Westward Ho! Baptist Church. 01237 425471.

6.30pm Bideford Band Beginners’ Practice, Victoria Park Band Room. 01237 475653.

7- 8pm Walking Football at Kingsley School; Women only. tel Rose Young French 07895 035091.

7.30pm Bideford Camera Club meet at Chubb/Churchill Hall. 01237 421391.

7.30 – 9pm Samba Baia rehearsal at Community Arts Network, 13 Rope Walk


10-12pm Bideford Healing Group at Sea Cadets’ Bldg, Victoria Park.

10am – 1pm Job Club at Bideford Library.

11am -12pm Walking tennis for over 40’s at Atlantic Racquets, Caddsdown.

10-11.30am Bradworthy History Society. Memorial Hall, Collacott Room. 01409 241202.

10.30-12pm ‘Feel Better with a Book’ at Bideford Library. 01237 476075.

10.30am-11.30am and 11.30am-12.30pm Tai Chi SW. Free for over 50s. G4 Gym, Dadden Court Ind Est. 01237 478802.

10.30am -3pm Alwington Church (13th C) open for visitors. Refreshments.

10.30am Walking for Health in Victoria Park. Meet at Cafe du Parc. 421528.

2pm Tea with friends at St Mary’s Church,Bideford.

2.15pm-3.30pm “Fit as a fiddle.’ Buckland Brewer School Room. Tel 01805 622666.

7-9pm ‘Sew Sociable’ at Lavington Church Rooms, Willett St.

7.30pm Two Rivers Wind Ensemble rehearsal at Bideford Band Room.

7.45pm Torridge Male Voice Choir meets at Woolsery Village Hall. 441601.

8pm Appledore Band Senior rehearsals at St Mary’s Church Hall, Appledore. Sec. 01237 473723.


9.30am -10am Under fives story time at Bideford Library. 01237 476075.

10-11am Tai Chi Beginners. Marlborough Court, Bideford. £2.50 donation. Ageing Well. 01805 622666.

10.15am – 12noon Northam and District Men’s Forum, Methodist Church Hall, Cross St. Mike, 01237 459324.

10.30am Walking for Health along Tarka Trail. Clarence Wharf car park. 421528.

2-3pm Seated exercise for over 60s at Westward Ho! Baptist Hall. 01805 622666.

2-4pm ‘Tea and IT’ at Bideford Library. Bring your tablet/phone etc. 01237 476075.

6.45pm Westward Ho! Bridge Club at Trinity Church Hall. 01237 470990.

7.30pm Bideford Town Band Summer Concerts at Westward Ho! Green. If inclement weather, it will be in the Westward Ho! Baptist Church. Contact Becky, 01237 475653.

8pm Bideford Folk Club at Joiners’ Arms.


9.30am Over sixties fitness class at Pollyfield

2-4pm ‘Sew Together’ at Westward Ho! Baptist Church. 01805 622666 Ageing Well.

2.30- 4.30pm Torridge Table Tennis Club and afternoon table tennis club at Bideford Youth Centre. 01237 477932.

4-6pm Needlecrafts at Bideford Library. 01237 476075.

7.45pm Modern Sequence Dancing, Kingsley Hall, W Ho! 01769 540309.

8pm Ceilidh Club at Northam Hall. 01237 4776632.


10am -12noon Children’s lego Club at Bideford Library. 01237 476075.

10am -12pm Table tennis club at Bideford Youth Centre. 01237 477932.

10.30am -12.30pm Scrabble Club at Bideford Library. 01237 476075.


7.45pm ND Cancer Care Trust Quiz at Robins’ Nest Football Club. Tel Neil 01237 473798.


And we’re not –


Sunday 19th

7.30pm British Naturalists’ Association meet at the Puffing Billy car park in Torrington for a ‘Bat evening’. Level walking. Brian Sims 01271 343607.

Wednesday 22nd

10 .15am Bideford Probus meet at Royal Hotel. 01271 473337.

2-3.30 pm Bideford Friends meet at Burton Art Gallery. 01805 622666.

Thursday 23rd

2-5pm ‘Way of the Wharves’ project at Royal Hotel, Kingsley Room. Email:

Friday 24th

10am-midday Coffee, Craft n Chat, Kingsley Hall, WHo!, £2

10am–1pm Lundy Art Group at Blue Lights Hall Appledore.

5pm Entry deadline closes for Buckland Brewer Garden Produce & Craft Show. T: 01237 451669 for Schedule. Show on Sat 1st Sept.

Saturday 25th

2 – 5.00pm Open Garden at Stone Farm, Alverdiscott Road, EX39 4PN. In aid of charities supported by the National Garden Scheme.

10.30am – 4.30pm Lundy Art Group exhibition at Blue Lights Hall Appledore. Entry free.

2pm Devon Family History Society Meeting at the Pollyfield Centre, Avon Road. Talk by Janet Few ‘Toleration or Turmoil? Non-conformity and our ancestors.’ All welcome. Free.

Sunday 26th

10.30am – 4.30pm Lundy Art Group exhibition at Blue Lights Hall Appledore. Entry free.

2.00 – 5.00pm Open Garden at Stone Farm, Alverdiscott Road, EX39 4PN. In aid of National Garden Scheme charities.

6pm(training band at 5pm)Appledore Band Last Night of the Proms; Appledore Quay (Contact Hugh Wormington 07770 787147).If wet St Mary’s Church Hall.

Monday 27th BH

Bideford Phoenix Morris , Parkham Fete tel 01237 473798.

Tuesday 28th

10.30am – 4.30pm Lundy Art Group exhibition at Blue Lights Hall Appledore. Entry free.

Wednesday 29th

7.45pm Bideford Phoenix Morris Cyder Presse, Weare Giffard with Borderline Morris tel 01237 473798.

Thursday 30th

10am-12 ‘See Hear on Wheels’ at Northam Griggs Close Lounge. Tel 01271 373236.

1.30-4pm ‘See Hear on Wheels’ at Bideford, Morton Court. Tel 01271 373236


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